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Saturday, 13 February 2016

Banana Split Cake for Dessert

Hello dear friends! Yesterday I shared my Valentine's post with you and today I will post my Banana Split Cake recipe.

This recipe makes a lot and is very rich so you will only want to partake of a little piece at a time. I must warn you, it's heavy on the calories, but very worth it!



Banana Split Cake

You will need a 13X9 inch pan.

Melt 3/4 cup of butter
Mix in 3 cups graham wafer crumbs
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool



Beat together:
1 cup softened butter
2-3 cups icing sugar
1 or 2 eggs beaten
Spread on top of cooled graham crumb base




Cover the icing base with:
3 bananas, sliced and sprinkled with lemon juice




Cover bananas with a 14 or 19 oz can of well -drained crushed pineapple.




Cover fruit with one container of Cool Whip or real whipped cream if eaten right away.




Decorate with a can of cherry pie filling or fresh, sliced strawberries. For Valentine's Day, a heart made from strawberries would be pretty.



Keep in refrigerator. Enjoy!



Your family and friends are going to love this! It's a big hit whenever I make it. 


Happy Valentine's Day everyone!





Sharing with these lovely parties:

Bernideen's TTCG Blog Party
Share Your Cup Thursday
Home Sweet Home


Sharing from my heart ~ Sandi

25 comments :

  1. This is a delicious dessert. I remember making it years ago - but with real whipped cream in place of Cool Whip. So yummy!

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  2. Looks YUMMY ! Thanks for sharing , have a good day and a Happy Valentines Day .

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  3. I have a question about the raw eggs. Are they safe to consume? I want to make this recipe soon and want to be sure. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  4. Maxine, the eggs shouldn't be a problem. Most functions don't last any more than two and a half to three hours. Other than that, it is kept in the fridge. Thanks for your visit.

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  5. This is new for me, and I'm glad you posted the recipe before my Saturday trip to the grocery store. This will be our Valentine's Day dessert - suitably large sweet and pretty! Thank you!

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  6. A tantalizing dessert Sandi, would be great for a pot luck supper - you know, share the calories!

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  7. Ohhh so beautiful! Thank you for the recipe!! Have a great Valentine's Day!

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  8. This is so delicious! I think this would be a great dessert for a group of people. I am definitely printing this out!!!

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  9. Oh my goodness this dessert looks amazing! Thank you so much for the recipe. I will pin your lovely post dear Sandi.
    I love your red transferware tea dishes, just gorgeous! I just posted a tea time for Valentine's tomorrow with my beloved red transferware tea set and I said I loved it too, lol.. Your pieces are of such lovely shapes.
    Happy Valentine's sweet lady.
    FABBY

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  10. Hi Sandi,
    My mother in law used to make this a lot and
    it was always a treat.
    You asked about the macaroons....no,I didn't bake them but there are
    lots of recipes online if you would like to try them.
    Hope you have a lovely Valentine's Day.
    Carolyn

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  11. ohh yes please pass this banana split cake over my way :) looks delish, love the pineapple added too! I haven't tried this that I know of but I am thinking I am in love!

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  12. Hi Sandi, wonderful looking dessert and thanks for the recipe but may I ask about the egg. Do you not bake it after adding the egg?
    Thanks so much,
    gina

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    1. Gina, only the graham crust bottom is baked. This dessert is kept in the refrigerator until served. It's delish! :-)

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  13. My mother used to make this and I did not have the recipe. Thank you SO much Sandi!

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  14. Oh my, this sounds so wonderful! I will print out the recipe and save it for a special occasion! I wouldn't want to have any leftovers for I am afraid I would eat them all! :)

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  15. Sandi,
    O My! This looks so good and not at all hard to make! My type of recipe!! Lol!!
    Thanks so much for all your visits and sweet words!
    Hugs,Deb

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  16. Your Banana Split Cake looks yummy! I used to make this years ago and had forgotten about it....thank you so much for reminding how delish they are! I always look forward to stopping by to join the fun...thanks for having us each week! hugs...

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  17. Hi Sandy: I love how you feature the different posts. Always a pleasure to be here. Thank you for your continued prayers for my son, he is not doing well this week. Hugs, Martha

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  18. Oh, I need to make this!

    Thanks for Sharing Your Cup!

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  19. Sandie, That cake looks great and I bet is tasted even better. Thanks for sharing. Sylvia D.

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  20. Each picture of each layer made me gasp "yummy"! Pinned this for the next time I feel skinny!!

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  21. Hi Sandi,
    I popped in again to let you know the macaroons came from the Farmer's Market in town.Can you believe all the snow that melted yesterday!

    Have a good weekend,
    Carolyn

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  22. Dear Sandi:
    I just came back to reread the comments about the eggs as I wondered the same thing as other people.

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  23. Sandi, I tried this recipe this past weekend and will be posting about it. Just delicious! Got great reviews from our potluck crowd!

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I am delighted to have you visit me and I read every comment. Please forgive me for not being able to visit you all as there are so many of you lovely bloggy friends now. I will visit as much as possible. I wish you a day filled with JOY! ~ Sandi

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